Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Dividend History

Caterpillar Inc is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The company is one of only a handful of U.S. companies that leads its industry while competing globally from a principally domestic manufacturing base. The company records more than half of its sales to overseas customers. Their products are used in the construction, road building, mining, forestry, energy, transportation and material-handling industries.

Last update 12/19/2018


Dividend Yield Summary

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dividends 1.72 2.60 2.94 3.08 3.10 0.78
Average Price 88.09 103.23 79.94 85.83 112.57 145.50
Yield 1.95% 2.52% 3.68% 3.59% 2.75% 0.54%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2018 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2019-01-18
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 1.26
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 3.44
Dividend Cover 0.37 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.76%
52-Week Trailing Yield 0.53%
6-Year Average Yield 2.31%
6-Year Dividend Change 100.00%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 16.67%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-07-16 - 2018-01-19) 106

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2018-01-19 $0.78
2017-10-20 $0.78
2017-07-18 $0.78
2017-04-20 $0.77
2017-01-18 $0.77
2016-10-20 $0.77
2016-07-18 $0.77
2016-04-21 $0.77
2016-01-15 $0.77
2015-10-22 $0.77
2015-07-16 $0.77
2015-04-16 $0.70
2015-01-15 $0.70
2014-10-16 $0.70
2014-07-17 $0.70
2014-04-16 $0.60
2014-01-16 $0.60
2013-10-17 $0.60
2013-07-18 $0.60
2013-04-18 $0.52
2012-12-20 $0.52
2012-10-18 $0.52
2012-07-18 $0.52
2012-04-19 $0.46
2012-01-18 $0.46
2011-10-20 $0.46
2011-07-18 $0.46
2011-04-20 $0.44
2011-01-18 $0.44
2010-08-20 $0.44
2010-02-20 $0.42
2009-11-20 $0.42
2009-08-20 $0.42
2009-05-20 $0.42
2009-02-20 $0.42
2008-11-20 $0.42
2008-08-20 $0.42
2008-05-20 $0.36
2008-04-17 $0.36
2008-01-17 $0.36
2007-10-18 $0.36
2007-07-18 $0.36
2007-04-19 $0.30
2007-01-18 $0.30
2006-10-19 $0.30
2006-07-18 $0.30
2006-04-20 $0.25
2006-01-18 $0.25
2005-10-20 $0.25
2005-07-20 $0.25
2005-04-21 $0.20
2005-01-18 $0.20
2004-10-21 $0.20
2004-07-16 $0.20
2004-04-22 $0.19
2004-01-15 $0.19
2003-10-16 $0.19
2003-07-17 $0.17
2003-04-16 $0.17
2003-01-16 $0.17
2002-10-17 $0.17
2002-07-18 $0.17
2002-04-18 $0.17
2002-01-17 $0.17
2001-10-18 $0.17
2001-07-18 $0.17
2001-04-19 $0.17
2001-01-18 $0.17
2000-10-18 $0.17
2000-07-18 $0.17
2000-04-19 $0.16
2000-01-18 $0.16
1999-10-21 $0.16
1999-07-16 $0.16
1999-04-22 $0.15
1999-01-15 $0.15
1998-10-22 $0.15
1998-07-16 $0.15
1998-04-16 $0.13
1998-01-15 $0.13
1997-10-16 $0.13
1997-07-17 $0.13
1997-04-17 $0.10
1997-01-16 $0.10
1996-10-17 $0.10
1996-07-18 $0.10
1996-04-18 $0.09
1996-01-18 $0.09
1995-10-19 $0.09
1995-07-18 $0.09
1995-04-18 $0.06
1995-01-13 $0.06
1994-10-18 $0.04
1994-07-14 $0.04
1994-04-19 $0.02
1994-01-13 $0.02
1993-10-19 $0.02
1993-07-14 $0.02
1993-04-20 $0.02
1993-01-13 $0.02
1992-10-20 $0.02
1992-07-14 $0.02
1992-04-13 $0.02
1992-01-14 $0.02
1991-10-15 $0.04
1991-07-16 $0.04
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